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Our high quality products are used across a diverse range of industrial sectors and we are looking for Skilled and Semi-skilled people to join our team.

Q.A. TECHNICIAN/ENGINEER – MATERIAL TESTING

Permanent,  full time position of 40hrs a week: Monday to Friday with normal hours being 7:00am –3:30pm including ½/hr unpaid lunch break.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience. 

Job Summary

The Quality Assurance Technician/Engineer – Material Testing will supervise the auditing of all components leaving the factory ensuring they meet the quality requirements as specified in the contracts. The role will involve checking quality control documents to ensure they have been completed correctly. It will also involve ensuring the smooth flow of verification of our products, complete diagnostics and provide technical information relating to any defects which are detected. In addition, the SPC Quality Assurance Technician will ensure that detailed information on non-conforming material is available, discuss the technical analysis with immediate line report, and ensure that deadlines are met and existing and potential problems are identified and solved.

Key Responsibilities         

  • Demonstrated ability to inspect, analyse and manage research activities for polymer including knowledge of composites manufacturing processes
  • Monitor the operation of SPC ensuring information of any deviation from process is escalated according to given instruction
  • Managing and ensuring the calibration of physical testing equipment’s, mechanical and dimensional gauges.
  • Bring to the attention of the appropriate Manufacturing Supervisor any infringements from Drawings / Specifications or Procedures
  • Understand and interpret SPC charts and processes including product set-ups and loading and closing orders
  • Daily supervision of those in your charge regarding matters of procedure discipline and administration
  • Responsible for the appropriate handling of customer queries in an effective and timely manner
  • Conduct or coordinate all material preparation, product manufacturing, characterization and testing for assigned new product development projects.
  • Responsible for recording all technical data in an organized format.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Degree or experience in Material Science or Polymer Science is desirable.
  • Good knowledge of polymers physical testing and analysis. Ability to connect physical theory to chemical structure and function to predict material properties and behaviour
  • Experience in Physical Testing, Destructive Testing &/or Non-Destructive Testing-NDT would be beneficial.
  • Hands-on skills and working familiarity with test equipment, test setup and statistical data analysis
  • 1 or more years of increasingly responsible and related experience
  • Experience working with advanced materials and/or polymer composites
  • Excellent PC literacy skills, including Microsoft Excel skills 
  • You will have excellent written and oral communication capabilities, good analytical skills and be meticulous in your attention to detail
  • Good problem solving, communication and organisational skills
  • A drive to continue to learn and develop skillsets.
  • Troubleshoot problems and find innovative solutions

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PROCESS MACHINE OPERATOR

Permanent, Full time Position: 40 hour week on a rotational shift pattern

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

 Key responsibilities:

  • To ensure that all raw materials are correctly stored and pre-conditioned prior to use
  • Set/operate the Moulding Presses in accordance with the manufacturing instructions
  • To load and set running the sintering ovens, then unload upon completion of the program
  • Clean all tooling directly after use and return it to the allocated safe storage area
  • To ensure the Press Rooms are kept clean at all times to prevent product contamination
  • Keep all external areas clean, tidy and unobstructed at all times
  • To strictly observe all Departmental Procedures and applicable Working Practices

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment desirable
  • Previous shift working experience an advantage but not essential
  • Effective communication skills
  • Good literacy, numeracy and computer based skills
  • Personable, confident, able to work alone and also alongside colleagues of all disciplines
  • Be able to perform the physical responsibilities of the role
  • Forklift licence desirable but not essential

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What you’ll need to do next?

If you have a proven track record of achievement to match the requirements for any of these roles and you are looking for your next career move, apply by emailing your current CV and a covering letter to careers@dalau.com or pick up a Job Application form at our main reception: Dalau Ltd, Ford Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex CO15 3DZ

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